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Sunday 29 January 2023 Dublin: 10°C


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# Wave Washed Away
Google Waves goodbye to ill-fated social project
That hour-long explanation video proves to be too much.
# Banking
Household borrowing down
# Apple
Apple iPhones hacked
A new hack can give complete access to your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
# BP Oil Spill
It’s over! 106 days on, BP plugs the oil well
Almost. The ‘static kill’ of heavy mud worked: now it just needs cement.
# Jobs
32 new jobs at Dublin radio station
AIB shares dive on the back of record losses
AIB on target for its biggest loss EVER
Ireland’s biggest bank reports €1.7bn in losses so far this year – and needs €7.4bn of capital.
# Jolitics
Bebo founder set to launch new site in Ireland is launching in Ireland within 48 hours.
# Mortgages
BOI mortgage rate hike.
# BlackPad
BlackBerry makers plan tablet to rival the iPad
Research In Motion plot an attack on the phenomenally popular tablet.
# Car Sales
Car Sales up 47% this year
And the Ford Focus is Ireland’s choice.
# Google
Google's Android beats Apple's iPhone
But the battle for the ultimate smart phone continues.
# Jobs
70 New Jobs
# Banking
Northern Rock loses £2bn in deposits
Loses in the first half of 2010 are over £140m.
Disappointed iViewers slam RTÉ as Telly Eireann goes off air
RTÉ spends the Bank Holiday blocking an unofficial app that let iPhone users watch its online Player.
# Banking
HSBC profits hit over $11bn
Double the profits of last year.
# Setanta Sports
Setanta Sports still stuck for soccer sponsor
The broadcaster doesn’t have a sponsor for its Premier League coverage, just two weeks before kickoff.
# Jobs
64 jobs to go in Dublin
# Optimism
Central Bank: The forecast is good
The Friday feeling hits the Central Bank.
# Banking
UK gets tough on Bankers pay
A new code will see at least 40% of bonuses deferred for three years.
# Aer Lingus
Aer Lingus disappointed at proposed industrial action
# Optimism
Things can only get better
Consumer confidence levels at level not seen since 2007.
# Toyota
Toyota recalls MORE cars
Steering concerns behind latest recall in the US and Canada.
# Dublin Airport
DAA forced to drop Airport charges
No doubt Ryanair will be happy.
# Digital TV
Digital TV to begin in October
# Apple
Oh Oh, things are heating up at Apple
The iPad for one, and customers aren’t happy.
# App
Cork doctors embrace iPad
A new app that allows Doctors great flexibility.
# Economy
Economic Sentiment in EU improves
# Property
House prices down 35% from peak
But could this be the end of the decline?
# Facebook
Details of 100m Facebook users collected and available for download
Is there anything to be worried about?
# Internet Security
Seven "keys" to restart the web distributed
Englishman and six others chosen to safeguard the web.
# Customs
Revenue launches new phone line for tips
# One51
One51 deny any impropriety
Ivan Yates said he’d resign if the company failed to increase in value.
# Facebook
Facebook leads police to serial killer
Man suspected of killing nine people this month in the Philippines.
# Apple
iPhone tariffs announced
# Pay
Ireland's 10 highest paid public servants
And they all earn more than Brian Cowen.
# Pay
The top 25 fat cats
The decade’s biggest earners.
# Credit Unions
Credit unions next for stress tests
Central Bank and Financial Regulator announce plan to review credit union sector.
# Oops
BOI admits typo on overdraft letters
What a difference a decimal place makes.
# Apple
Apple Store returns after earlier outage